Wildfire Resources

Resilient landscapes to face catastrophic forest fires

Reflections of Fire Resilient Landscapes #1

Catastrophic wildfires are here to stay. How we react and adapt will shape the future of our landscapes and our society. Drawing on the presentations and panels from a two-day international seminar about rethinking our approaches to wildfire, this synthesis document presents four key messages from the event that emphasise the need for transformative policy and paradigms. 

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Local Wildfire Prevention

Local Wildfire Prevention

Innovative cases in the Mediterranean

These five cases from around the Mediterranean, collected by the EFI and the Diputació de Barcelona, highlight innovative wildfire prevention initiatives, and in particular how engaging with local communities in prevention efforts is critical for success.

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Wildfire Prevention

Best-practice cases of fire prevention in the Mediterranean

This page from the EFI website collects case studies from the Mediterranean showcasing how local prevention practice that can really make a difference for communities at risk from wildfire. These case studies were compiled by EFI's Mediterranean Facility (EFIMED) in collaboration with the Diputació de Barcelona (Barcelona Provincial Council).

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Living with wildfires: What science can tell us

EFI Discussion Paper No. 15 (2009)

Designed to provide policymakers with important wildfire research in order to inform decision-making, this paper provides a review of the underlying trends of wildfires, gives background on the root causes of the increasing occurrence of extreme wildfires, and dives into key strategies and approaches, as well as challenges, to fire prevention action. 

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